Dr. Allison Alberts received her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2017. She previously attended Washington University in St. Louis, majoring in Biology and Anthropology, and receiving the Alexander S. Langsdorf Fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship.
Dr. Alberts was a two-sport student athlete in college, and she shined at the highest levels of competition. She earned All-American honors in both Volleyball and Track and won the 2007 Volleyball National Championship. She won second place in the 2007 Track and Field Championships in the Heptathlon. Dr. Alberts learned the importance of team work, dedication, and constant self improvement.
Dr. Alberts selected to be one of the first students in her dental residency class to place single tooth and overdenture implants at a pre-doctoral level. She earned the Gould Memorial Scholarship Award for Clinical and Academic Excellence, and the Curt J. Gronner Award for Volunteering and Treatment Research.
Dr. Alberts completed dental school and accepted a prestigious offer from the University of Illinois - Chicago, to join their Advanced Prosthodontics Program. She added a specialization in the area of Prosthetic Dentistry. She excelled in prosthodontics and mastered difficult procedures, full mouth cases, placing and restoring Straumann, Nobel Biocare, and Dentsply implant systems.
Dr. Alberts thrived in these challenging academic and professional environments. She continually developed her expertise in dentistry, and joined the Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity, the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and the American Dental Association, to stay on the cutting edge of her profession.
She built a vibrant life outside of dentistry, spending time with her husband, Dick, her Bernese mountain dog, Saint, and her two cats, Obi-wan and Benni-the-boo. She first started playing women's professional tackle football in dental school, and still competes to this day in the Legends Football League as a safety and receiver, and has won four national titles with the Chicago Bliss.
Dr. Alberts developed a lifelong love of learning and helping people. She decided to dedicate her career to serving her community by providing excellent care at an affordable price.